Czech passport

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Biometric passport (from 2006)

The Czech passport (Czech: cestovní pas ) is issued to citizens of the Czech Republic and is the primary travel document for travel abroad. The passport complies with the standard set by the European Union and has a burgundy red envelope.

The passport is issued by the municipalities and remains the property of the state after it has been issued.

Information in the passport

The passport information page (from 2006)
Visa requirements for Czech citizens

The passport contains the following information in Czech, English and French:

  • Type (P)
  • Code (CZE)
  • Passport number
  • family name
  • First name
  • Citizenship (Czech Republic)
  • Date of birth
  • place of birth
  • gender
  • Issue date
  • Validity date
  • Issuing authority

The information in the passport is machine-readable.

The modern passport series

The 2006 series were the first biometric passports in the Czech Republic. In March 2009 the current series was introduced. The most important change is the addition of two fingerprints .

Diplomatic passports

In addition to the diplomatic staff are diplomatic passports to the president, former presidents, government ministers, members of parliament, judges of the Constitutional Court and in some cases family members of the respective group members.



Web links

Commons : Czech Passports  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files